Event information

Event date
31 May 2019
Eleven rural and regional locations across Queensland - refer to the Dates and Locations tab below.
Who should attend
  • General practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Allied health professionals
  • Practice managers
  • Practice support staff

Discounted member rates are available for Award Subscription Service, AMA and AAPM members.
Practice staff in the employ of AMA members are eligible for member rates.
Refer to the table of fees below in the Cost tab.


AMA Queensland Events Team
Phone: (07) 3872 2222
Email: registrations@amaq.com.au


Allocated 15 AAPM CPD points.

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Regional Private Practice Series One
Recruiting well - Avoiding or minimising the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment

Join Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland and Samantha Miklos, Director, Cornerstone Medical Recruitment as they build upon our last training series about polices and procedure by focusing on recruitment. 

Michelle Cowan will present session one: Recruiting well - Avoiding or minimising the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment.

Samantha Miklos will present session two: Recruiting well - The ultimate PR opportunity.


Approved for 15 AAPM CPD points.

Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland
Michelle joined AMA Queensland with experience working in both the State and Federal jurisdictions. Michelle’s early career was established in retail management roles for leading retailers, where she developed expertise in recruiting, training, developing and managing large workgroups in dynamic work environments. She returned to study law in 2010 and on graduation, took an Associate position in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and then moved into private legal practice, specialising in employment and workplace relations law. Michelle’s breadth of experience from all sides of employment disputes informs members about their employment rights and the practical options available to resolve workplace issues. Michelle has a particular interest in workplace bullying and has successfully navigated members through grievances and investigations. Michelle now heads up the AMA Queensland Workplace Relations Team and looks forward to assisting you with your practice needs, ensuring your practice is compliant with legislative provisions and is running at its most efficient.

Samantha Miklos, Director, Cornerstone Medical Recruitment
Samantha is an Australian trained Occupational Therapist and the founder and driving force behind Cornerstone Medical Recruitment. Passionate about medical recruitment and healthcare, Sam founded Cornerstone in 2012 and under her leadership the company has undergone rapid expansion to become Australia’s highest rated medical recruitment agency, as rated by medical professionals. Sam’s ultimate vision is to make an impact on the healthcare available in every Australian community through the provision of high-quality recruitment. 


Date: Friday 31 May
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Central Queensland PHN, 205 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg
Parking: Ample free parking infront of premises.
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